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The Bear’s Den, July 9, 2019

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Danny Trevathan leads us through another day in the seemingly endless Season of the Lists.

Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers
Danny Trevathan #59 of the Chicago Bears celebrates after intercepting a pass by Nick Mullens #4 of the San Francisco 49ers during their NFL game at Levi’s Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Santa Clara
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BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!!

BEARRRSSSS

Zierlein: Bears Montgomery high on NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates list - NFL.com - Will Kyler Murray be the first QB since 2016 to take home Offensive Rookie of the Year honors? Or can Josh Jacobs keep the award among RBs? Lance Zierlein lists the top 10 OROY candidates for 2019.

Mayer: Fans to select greatest moment in Bears history - ChicagoBears.com - As the Bears and the NFL celebrate their 100th season in 2019, fans will have the unique opportunity to vote for the greatest moment in franchise history.

Chalk Talk: What is Bears’ deepest position? - ChicagoBears.com - Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses the deepest position on the Bears roster, the key to getting autographs at training camp and a Bears record that could be broken this season.

Wood - The Most Complete, Data-Driven Breakdown of the 2018 Bears Pass Defense Available - Da Bears Blog - The Bears had the best pass defense in the NFL last season, finishing 7th in yards, 1st in yards/attempt, 1st in interceptions, and 1st in passer rating against. Now I want to look at the performance of each individual player in coverage, using stats from The Quant Edge.

Medina: Allen Robinson Might Be the Bears' Most Important Offensive Player in 2019 - Bleacher Nation - Allen Robinson's star needs to shine in 2019. If it does, then Mitch Trubisky will take off.

Medina: Danny Trevathan Has the Perfect Mindset for This Defense - Bleacher Nation - BOOM! That's the spirit!

Eurich: The 10 toughest players the Chicago Bears will face in 2019 - 247Sports - The Chicago Bears sit as one of the NFL's best teams on paper heading into the 2019 regular season. What will make life difficult for Chicago this upcoming season is that the schedule will be much harder than it was a year ago.

NFL Network analyst predicts Chicago Bears to go 13-3 in 2019 - 247Sports - NFL Network's Adam Rank recently predicted the win-loss record for every team in the NFL and sees good things in store for the Bears this upcoming year:

Remembering past Chicago Bears training camp favorites - 247Sports - As the weather gets warmer and the sun is staying up in the sky for longer periods of time, that just means Chicago Bears training camp is right around the corner. Over the course of the last several years the fan base has found itself attached to underdogs on the roster.

POLISH SAUSAGE

Wiedman: Patience is key in fantasy football - Our Turf Football - It's almost time for fantasy football. OTFB's Wanda Wiedman gives some tips that could help you become a winner!

KNOW THINE ENEMY

Previewing the Detroit Lions’ first 4 games of 2019; Top 10 NFL Wide receivers - Pride Of Detroit - The PODcast turns its attention to the 2019 NFL season.

Former Lions LB Marquis Flowers opens up about Detroit: ‘I was just not myself’ - Pride Of Detroit - The former Patriot-turned-Lion blames himself for not being in the right place mentally in 2018.

Carl Lawson says Aaron Rodgers is easy to sack, but faced Kyle Murphy in only matchup - Acme Packing Company - The Bengals defensive end had a juicy opportunity in his one game against Rodgers, which probably skewed his impression of the two-time MVP.

Will the Packers’ defense be better than the offense in 2019? - Acme Packing Company - It hasn’t been the case frequently in recent years, but this season offers the promise of the Packers’ defense being the superior unit.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT ON WINDY CITY GRIDIRON

Berckes & Snyder: Back to the Future Interview - Windy City Gridiron - Jeff and EJ interview two young writers, Jacob Infante and Jack Soble, to get their perspective on the draft class and 2019 outlook.

WCG CONTRIBUTORS BEARS PODCASTS & STREAMS

Windy City Gridiron Podcast Channel which includes Bear With Me from Robert Schmitz, Bears Over Beers featuring Jeff Berckes & EJ Snyder, and T Formation Conversation from Lester A. Wiltfong Jr.; Steven’s Streaming Twitch Channel from Steven Schweickert; and Robert Zeglinski’s The Blitz Network

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